Councilwoman Heather Hall represents Kansas City’s 1st District, which is entirely in Clay County. For the 2015-2019 council term, Mayor Sly James has appointed Hall to serve as Vice Chair of the Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Jobs Committee. She has also been appointed to serve as a member of three additional committees: Neighborhoods and Public Safety; Planning, Zoning and Economic Development; Youth Development, Heath Commission Board, and Mid-American Regional Council Board of Directors. (For committee dates and archives see links above.)
The 1st District comprises the second largest geography and population of the City’s six council districts. For a visual layout of the districts click here.
Heather was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in Leawood, Kansas, where she graduated from Shawnee Mission East in 1986. Hall graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Kansas State University in 1990.
Hall began her professional career in marketing and public relations working at McKinney Chicago, where she worked on many national public relations campaigns. For the next 15 years, she worked with some of Kansas City’s best non-profit organizations, while serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater Kansas City Council on Philanthropy.
Following that, Hall began her own marketing firm, Hall Enterprises, where her clients ranged from local small businesses to national corporations. She continues to serve clients on an as-needed basis.
Throughout her life, Heather has volunteered for many organizations, such as Junior League of Kansas City, Habitat For Humanity, Head For The Cure, Harvest Ball Society, PTA, church committees, serving as president for her homes association and her children’s sports clubs.
Heather believes in supporting the community through public safety, meeting the basic infrastructure needs of our city and supporting small business growth.